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Bed and Breakfast Tips

A category of advice for potential inn goers.
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How To Find The Best B&B For Your Family
Five tips to point you toward the inn that really suits your style and help you plan a perfect vacation getaway.

Stay At A B&B For Free!
There’s no trick here, you really can stay for free in many inns from Miami to Virginia, from Brazil to Austria, from Tuscany to Provence. When you participate in “voluntary travel” you don’t pay money for your accommodation, instead you spend a few hours working in the garden, assisting with farm duties or in the Inn’s household, or helping the hosts with whatever their current needs dictate.

Tools Of The Trade (Part I)
As kitchen ninjas, innkeepers have a secret stash of terrific tools to help them fight the evils of bland breakfasts around the world. Here we let you in on a few of their favorites.

Tools Of The Trade II
As kitchen ninjas, innkeepers have a secret stash of terrific tools to help them fight the evils of bland breakfasts around the world. Here we let you in on a few of their favorites.

Outside Spring Cleaning Tips For Innkeepers
Last time we discussed spring cleaning, we looked at a few hints and tips for getting the job done inside the house. This time, we’re all about getting the outside of your house dressed in its spring finery.

A Dozen Eggceptional Facts About Eggs
The egg can be an innkeepers best friend. Here, in honor of the incredible edible, we present a dozen fun facts that are simply "eggceptional!"

Should You Host Your Wedding At A B&B?
Hosting a bed and breakfast can have a variety of benefits but may not be for everyone. Learn about the pros and cons of choosing this option for your day of matrimony.

B&B Resolutions (Part 2)
A list of resolutions to make the next year the best B&B year ever!

B&B Resolutions (Part 1)
Five ways to make the next year the best B&B year ever!

B&Bs Versus Hotels
If you're a reader of this site, you probably already know where we come down on this battle. A new infographic from Bedandbreakfast.com helps make our love of Inns even clearer.

Cleaning Tips From Innkeepers
With tons of toilets, oodles of old woodwork and more china than most royal families, innkeepers have to be expert cleaners. Here I share a few of their secrets for keeping your inn -- or home -- B&B beautiful.

Designing A Dream B&B (Part I)

Designing a Dream B&B (Part II)

Designing A Dream B&B (Part III)

Creating A Dream B&B (Part IV)

Five Things Guests Do That Drive Innkeepers Crazy (Part I)
A look at the "inn-side" of owning a B&B and the things that guests do that innkeepers wish they wouldn't.

Five Things Guests Do That Drive Innkeepers Crazy
A look at the "inn-side" of owning a B&B and the things that guests do that innkeepers wish they wouldn't.

Is it time to spruce up your small talk? (Part I)
We all know that guests want nothing more than for us to talk about our innkeeper experiences, talk about our area, and talk about themselves.That’s the normal drill, here’s a way to enliven those subjects just a bit and not get tired of hearing yourself, or your spouse/partner, recite the same three stories over and over again.

Is it time to spruce up your small talk? (Part II)
Innkeepers the world over often have to answer the same questions, over and over, from guests the world over. And they have to do it with style, grace and patience while trying hard not to reveal the chronic fatigue (and sometimes frustration), that comes with a never-ending daily dose of making small talk!

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